• Why Privacy Matters

    Why Privacy Matters The Hannah Arendt Center presents the eighth annual conference titled "Why Privacy Matters"

    October 15-16, 2015
    Click below for more details!

  • "Why Privacy Matters" Keynote Speaker: Edward Snowden

    "Why Privacy Matters" Keynote Speaker: Edward Snowden Edward Snowden will be joining us via satellite from Russian on Friday, Oct. 16th during our Fall Conference, "Why Privacy Matters" Click below to learn more about our conference, speakers, and registration!
  • Weekly Newsletter

    Weekly Newsletter Amor Mundi is our weekly newsletter & offers our favorite essays and blog posts from around the web. These essays will help you comprehend the world. And learn to love it. A new newsletter is sent out each Sunday. 
  • Monthly Virtual Reading Group

    Monthly Virtual Reading Group Become a member of the Hannah Arendt Center and join our Monthly Reading Group! We are currently reading, The Human Condition.
  • David Brin

    David Brin David Brin has been named National Endowment for the Humanities/Hannah Arendt Center Distinguished Visiting Fellow
  • No Word Breaks Into The Dark - The Poetry of Hannah Arendt

    No Word Breaks Into The Dark - The Poetry of Hannah Arendt Karen Biro and Samantha Hill join us to read from their translations and discuss Arendt’s poetry. Join Us On Oct. 20th!
  • Public Debate

    Public Debate Bard College Debate Union & West Point: Is national security more important than the individual right to privacy?

    Date: Wednesday, October 14
    Time: 7:00pm
    Location: Campus Center, MPR
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2015 Fall Conference

2015 Fall Conference
Our annual fall conference titled "Why Privacy Matters" will take place on October 15-16, 2015! Click below to learn more and be sure to check the list of confirmed speakers. 

Quote of the Week

Quote of the Week

Scholar: Dawn Herrera Helphand

“The reluctance of the Church to appoint to high office those few whose sole ambition was to imitate Jesus of Nazareth is not difficult to understand. There might have been a time when people in the ecclesiastical hierarchy thought along the lines of Dostoevsky’s Grand Inquisitor, fearing that, in Luther’s words, 'the most permanent fate of God’s word is that for its sake the world is put into uproar. For the sermon of God comes in order to change and revive the whole earth to the extent that it reaches it.' But such times were long past. They had forgotten that 'to be gentle and humble…is not the same think as being weak and easygoing' as Roncalli once jotted down. This is precisely what they were going to find out, that humility before God and meekness before men are not the same…”
-- Hannah Arendt, Men in Dark Times